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Does Film School Make You Watch More or Less Movies?

One of the funnier aspects of being in a real bonafide film school now is that all of the teachers continuously prod students to watch more TV and movies. This is hilarious to me because I accustomed to watching hours … Continue reading

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I’ve been accepted to USC film school!!

I’ve been admitted to the Fall 2013 Film and Television Production MFA Program in the USC School of Cinematic Arts! Got the email at 5:05pm pst Woohoo!!!

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New Scholarship, Festival, and Contest Page!

Hey there, everybody! If you’ll direct your attentions to the list of links at the bottom of the banner for this website, you’ll notice that I’ve added a new page. This page contains a list of links to websites for … Continue reading

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Why Go to Film School? (Part 2)

In my last post, I talked about why production-centered classes might be helpful for a wannabe director/producer/screenwriter. This week, I’ll list a few attributes of the more purely scholastic side of film school (e.g. film history/media studies, Gen. Ed. requirements, … Continue reading

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Why Go to Film School? (Part 1)

If you look around on the internet, there are some pretty convincing arguments against the idea of going to school to learn about filmmaking, mostly revolving around the cost or the time and effort it takes to earn a degree. … Continue reading

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Boom Times for Film and Video Makers

Web video has become very profitable and there will be huge increases in motion picture / video related job markets. In other words, now is a good time to be a filmmaker. Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season . . . to Apply to Film Schools (Part II)

Last time, I talked about my top three choices: USC, UCLA, and CalArts. Today, I’m going to give brief descriptions of 4 more schools, some of them unusual choices. Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season . . . to Apply to Film Schools (Part I)

Yes, it’s true that some film programs let you apply for spring or winter admission, but for the most part film students everywhere will be applying for fall – usually a year in advance – just about now, in fact. Continue reading

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